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Elizabeth Warren Pitches Universal Childcare Paid For By The Super Rich

The presidential candidate wants a universal child care program that gives everyone access to high-quality care before kindergarten Weeks after she announced her run for President in 2020, Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a big part of her platform: getting universal child care and early education in the United States. It’s a program that she says […]

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Meet Liz Smith

Meet Liz Smith My path to becoming a contributor to the Austin Moms Blog began in my hometown of San Antonio. In second grade, I wrote a poem about worms and carrots that won a citywide poetry contest. That was when I realized I wanted to be a writer. Growing up it seemed like everyone […]

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What Did I Just Watch?

Any given Friday night, once the kids are in bed, you can find my husband and me on the couch watching our guilty pleasure, Dateline. So it’s no surprise that when I saw the advertisement for “Abducted in Plain Sight” on Netflix, I quickly added it to my queue to watch next. A few days […]

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The Austin Mom’s Guide To Leggings

The Austin Mom’s Guide To Leggings   Hey Mama’s! It’s the month of love, so I’m here to talk about something near and dear to my heart. Leggings!! I still remember purchasing my first pair of “yoga pants” at Lululemon in 2007. Lulu had a teeny tiny pop up shop on Kerbey Lane filled with […]

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Snow Queen (er, KING): King Alice by Matthew Cordell

GOOD MORNING, SIR DAD. It’s not a sled-and-snowball, snow-for-Christmas snow day. It’s an icy, slippy, sloshy, slushy snow day where everyone has to stay inside. It’s a unscheduled official pajama day for everyone in the family–Burpy Baby, Frumpy Bun-on-Top-of-Head Mom, and, of course, Grizzled, Itchy, Yawny Dad, who does not want a sparkly-strawberry cupcake party […]

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1 Ingredient Slime (4 Ways) – Just Add Water!

How to make slime with 1 ingredient — four different 1 ingredient slime recipes that really work! Keep reading to learn how to make one ingredient slime four ways PLUS a video that shows ALL of our favorite one ingredient slime recipes! One Ingredient Slime It doesn’t get any easier than 1 ingredient slime! At first you might […]

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February Is Heart Health Month

February Is Heart Health Month And coincidentally, I started having heart issues a few weeks ago. It all started with two cups of coffee…and a small soda (I know, bad choice); way more caffeine than what I usually have. Well, I started having palpitations, which is not unheard of, I’ve had palpitations before, usually during […]

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